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Building better mental models with physical analogues: Tubs and pumps - a hands-on activity

CollectionsGlobal Conference on Research Integration and Implementation (2013)
Title: Building better mental models with physical analogues: Tubs and pumps - a hands-on activity
Author(s): Browne, Chris
Newell, Barry
Compston, Paul
Keywords: simple models
physical analogue
Date published: 8-Sep-2013
Publisher: Australian National University
Citation: Browne, C., Newell, B. & Compston, P. (2013). Building better mental modes with physical analogues. Digital poster presented at the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation, September 8 - 11, 2013, Canberra, ACT.
Description: 
It can be hard to understand cause-and-effect structures in complex problems. Simple Models provide insights that can build understanding. A Physical Analogue provides a shared conceptual metaphor to navigate complex problems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11119

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